Tag Archives: Problems

Fears over statins side-effects of mental, memory and pain problems

The study examined 556 patients over four years and found up to 49 per cent developed adverse reactions, including mental health disorders, sleep and brain function problems. Up to a quarter suffered muscle pains and almost 20 per cent had problems with thinking or memory. The research, soon to be published in the journal Current… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From The ER On What To Do On A Frigid Night With The Homeless; Public Health Programs, Not A Wall, Will Help Drug Problems

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Stat: A Frigid Night Puts Compassionate Care On Trial In A Crowded ED If there were plenty of beds in the emergency department, we could attend to patients with acute medical problems and make space for those with social ones. But there aren’t. So… Read More »

Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »